Download e-book for iPad: A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain: Charities, Civil by Nick Crowson , Jean-Francois Mouhot , James McKay Matthew

By Nick Crowson , Jean-Francois Mouhot , James McKay Matthew Hilton

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Aiming to provide the reader with the old info to have interaction with the debates surrounding the Cameron government's 'Big Society' and civil society, this e-book supplies the reader a better and extra trained ancient recognition of the way the NGO region has grown and inspired.

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Uk. uk/ membership/meet-our-members; Commission on the Future of the Voluntary Sector and Nicholas Deakin, Meeting the Challenge of Change: Voluntary Action into the 21st Century – The Report of the Commission on the Future of the Voluntary Sector (London, 1996), p. 57; and personal communication from David Kane, NCVO. 9: continued NGO Shelter Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants Campaign for Homosexual Equality Festival of Light Friends of the Earth Campaign for Better Transport (Transport 2000) Life Style Movement Low Pay Unit Centre for Policy Studies Campaign Against the Arms Trade Advisory Service for Squatters International Fund for Animal Welfare Peace People Greenpeace Sustrans Adam Smith Institute Muslim Aid Neighbourhood Watch Terrence Higgins Trust Afghan Aid Re-Solv, Society for the Prevention of Solvent Abuse Islamic Relief Pesticides Action Network Rainforest Foundation Earth First!

6). 7). However, decline has been matched by growth elsewhere. The most obvious overall trend is one of the massive expansion in the number of NGOs, charities and voluntary associations since the end of the Second World War. 8 shows the growth in the number of registered charities. Today, there are around 180,000. 10). The latter body estimates that if one were to take a wide definition of associational life, such that it included the local as well as the national, the recreational, sporting and cultural as well as the activist-based and the political, then there may well have been up to 900,000 organisations in the UK in 2010.

Today, there are around 180,000. 10). The latter body estimates that if one were to take a wide definition of associational life, such that it included the local as well as the national, the recreational, sporting and cultural as well as the activist-based and the political, then there may well have been up to 900,000 organisations in the UK in 2010. Such a multitude of organisations goes beyond the scope of this book, but it is nevertheless The Scale and Growth of NGOs 23 clear that there has been a persistent growth in the number of socio-political actors.

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